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Nov 7, 2012 11:00am PST
, all of washington must now work together to build a stronger and a better nation. >> but this morning, there is panic on wall street. right now, the dow is down more than 250 points. after president obama's re-election and new concerns about the global economy. good morning, and thanks for being with us. i'm marla taez. >> i'm john kelly. good morning, everybody. at one point, 303 points lost on the dow. the marks this morning weighted down with post election worries. let's check in with business and tech reporter scott mcgruen. you say this is not wall street expressing disappointment over four more years of obama. >> not obama, the man. the broader markets did rise significantly in the four years since president obama took office. the worry here is the fiscal cliff. a little more than 55 days from now, automatic and draconian cuts will combine with big tax increases unless washington works together to stop it. and wall street justifiably worried this morning the two sides, the democratic president and senate, and a republican house, will not be able to come to agreement. that's why
NBC
Nov 8, 2012 11:00am PST
outside san jose pd, bob redell. >>> darnell washington, the fugitive accused of killing susie ko inside her hercules home last month was in court this morning where he was expected to enter a plea. nbc bay area's christie smith is live outside that courthouse in richmond with more. christie, what happened? >> reporter: good morning. this was a very brief court appearance for darnell washington. maybe lasted less than two minutes. he didn't speak or look at the row of cameras inside the courtroom facing him. the 24-year-old is accused of killing retired hercules schoolteacher susie ko. washington's attorney, the public defender, accepted the case but they did not enter a plea today. there are nine counts against him including murder, robbery and carjacking. part of a crime spree that started in southern california with his wife, tania washington, and allegedly included a jail break and wounding a deputy. prosecutors say on october 5th, they killed ko at her home. on the same day, they robbed a k-mart in sunol. they allegedly stole ko's car. ended up in washington state where they led pol
NBC
Nov 2, 2012 11:00am PDT
a mad dash seeking swing state votes. we have tracie potts tracking it all from washington. >> reporter: new this morning, the nation's unemployment rate is 7.9%, up slightly from a month ago as expected although 171,000 jobs were created in october, plus 134,000 not originally reported in september. >> this is a great report. >> it is consistent with the consumer confidence numbers. it illustrates the break we have seen. consumers have been saying we have more jobs and we're feeling better. >> reporter: both candidates land in ohio today. so far here is the travel schedule. governor romney visits seven states, including a rally in ohio with 100 supporters and politicians and celebrities. in virginia, a make up from hurricane sandy. >> he was the other day talking about saving characters on "sesame street" and playing word game was my name. >> reporter: president obama also visits seven states between now and election day with a focus on ohio. his must-win state. he'll be there every day between now and the election making his closing argument high lighting higher home prices and overse
NBC
Nov 13, 2012 11:00am PST
is still on the job for now. in washington preparing for a senate confirmation hearing that has been put on hold. the pentagon has conducted a search of the home. jill kelly's brother took issue with it. >> she took issue with it and she did not realize it would spark a maelstorm. >> reporter: it took several days for the president to learn about petraeus. a senior defense official says allen denies doing anything inappropriate. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. >>> thank you very much. the latest strange twist, petraeus actually has a connection to a new video game released early this morning. scott mcgrew is here with that part of the story. >> good morning. the game is called "call of duty black ops 2." as you load this game into your x-box this morning, you are not waiting. you are discovering one of the characters in the game is indeed petraeus. now, there is no indication petraeus actually participated in the making of the game, but he is in there. we have some video here for you from last night. just before midnight, they are counting down. >> three, two, one. >> there they go.
NBC
Nov 26, 2012 11:00am PST
of next month, tax increases and spending cuts will kick in. we have more from washington with signs of a compromise. >> reporter: back from the turkey dinners, lawmakers are fresh. for months, efforts to avoid the tax increases and $100 billion in spending cuts have failed. republicans have been unwilling to raise taxes and democrats have been refusing to cut social security and medicare. now all that is changed. >> i'm willing to generate revenue. it is fair to ask my party to put revenue on the table. >> reporter: senator lindsey graham will violate a policy not to raise taxes. >> from my side of the table, bring reform. >> reporter: the promises come with contingencies. many republicans want to raise revenue by capping tax deductions or closing loopholes. democrats are still trying to keep some entitlement programs out of negotiations. >> social security set aside. it doesn't add to the deficit. when it comes to medicare and medicaid, protect the program. >> reporter: distance from a deal still evident although the gap between lawmakers is closing. just this morning, the white ho
NBC
Nov 27, 2012 11:00am PST
the fiscal cliff. we have tracie potts with details from washington. >> reporter: today, president obama meets with small business leaders. a new white house economic report warns if tax breaks go away, the average middle class family will owe uncle sam $2,200 next year. >> middle class families should see an extension of the tax cuts. >> reporter: some republicans who have been dead set against raising taxes on anyone now hint they may consider other options. >> we have been open to revenue by closing loopholes as long as it is tied to spending cuts and pro-growth tax reform that broadens base. >> you don't raise rates. you cap the amounts of eitemize deductions. >> reporter: america is borrowing too much money trying to keep social security and medicare afloat. >> there will come a point in time where we can't borrow anymore money and interest rates will sky rocket. >> this congress is already one vote away from avoiding the fiscal cliff. >> reporter: and no word yet on when the next white house meeting will happen. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. >>> thank you. the governor of new
NBC
Nov 6, 2012 11:00am PST
in maine and maryland and washington are voting to legalize same-sex marriage. voters are being asked to amend to ban gay marriage. in washington and oregon and colorado, voters are choosing to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. and los angeles voters will decide if porn stars should be required to use condoms while performing in adult films. there is a request for more money in the bay area. there are almost three dozen tax measures. statewide, there are 300 revenue raising proposals up for votes. >>> and voters deciding to tax themselves. governor jerry brown is behind the measure. groups have spent millions of dollars trying to defeat. he was out in oakland casting his vote. we have christie smith joining us live from oakland with why this will not be an easy vote and proposition. >> reporter: good morning. a real slow, but steady group of voters here in oakland. governor jerry brown is among the first this morning. he told reporters he thinks the tax increases are a reasonable thing to ask given the alternative $6 billion in cuts. governor jerry brown greeted supporters o
NBC
Nov 14, 2012 11:00am PST
, they deserve a better government than they've been getting. they deserve all of us here in washington to be thinking every single day, how can i make things a little better for them? which isn't to say everything we do is going to be perfect or there aren't going to be big, tough challenges that we have to grapple with. but i do know the federal government can make a difference. we're seeing it right now on the jersey coast and in new york. people are still going through a really tough time. the response hasn't been perfect but it's been aggressive and strong and fast and robust and a lot of people have been helped because of it. and that's a pretty good metaphor for how i want the federal government to operate generally. i'm going to do everything i can to make sure it does. christy parson. >> thank you, mr. president. and congratulations by the way. >> thanks. >> one quick question -- >> christy was there when i was running for state senate. >> that's right, i was. >> christy and i go back a ways. >> i've never seen you lose. i wasn't looking that one time. >> there you go. >> one q
NBC
Nov 15, 2012 11:00am PST
on capitol hill about the deaths in benghazi. tracie potts has the latest from washington. >> i have no evidence at this point from what i've seen that classified information was disclosed that in any way would have had a negative impact on our national security. >> reporter: but after the fbi searched the home of paula broadwell, the woman who had an affair with general david petraeus, law enforcement and national security officials now say she had substantial classified information unsecured on her computer. classified but not highly classified, nbc reports. prosecutors will decide if she'll be charged depending on how she got the information. the pentagon had suspended her security clearance. leon panetta suggested general john allen who said he will cooperate may be the last person involved. >> i am not aware of any others that could be involved in this issue at the present time. >> reporter: despite the probe, general petraeus who stepped down from the cia is scheduled to testify tomorrow on the deadly attacks in benghazi. republicans accuse united nations ambassador susan rice
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